Answered: Robot Size with Preload

Is it ok if the robot expands past the 18" by 18" by 18" when it holds the preload at the beginning of the match?

<G3> reads as follows:

There is no allowance for expansion due to the preload Cone, so this would not be legal. Note that the Cone itself is not included in the 18"x18"x18" volume, only Robot components.